In order to deliver increased performance across the board for superior gameplay, Qualcomm Technologies Inc. has now announced the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus 5G Mobile Platform, which is designed to deliver insanely fast Qualcomm Snapdragon Elite Gaming experiences, truly global 5G and ultra-intuitive AI. It is a follow-on to the flagship Snapdragon 865 that is the most individual premium-tier designs powered by a single mobile platform this year.
Asserting that the new Snapdragon 865 Plus will deliver enhanced performance for the next wave of flagship smartphones, Alex Katouzian, senior vice president and general manager, mobile, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., said, “As we work to scale 5G, we continue to invest in our premium tier, 8-series mobile platforms, to push the envelope in terms of performance and power efficiency and deliver the next generation of camera, AI and gaming experiences.”
The company claims that Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus with its Snapdragon X55 5G Modem-RF System enables truly global 5G, world-class gaming, and the latest 5th generation Qualcomm AI Engine for seamless camera, audio, and gaming experiences. With a full arsenal of Snapdragon Elite Gaming premium features, Snapdragon 865 Plus delivers desktop-quality gaming with first-to-mobile features like updateable GPU drivers and desktop forward rendering, ultra-smooth 5G gameplay at lightning speeds of up to 144 fps, and True 10-bit HDR gaming to provide cinematic detail in over a billion shades of colour.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus also offers the following enhancements over Snapdragon 865:
- Qualcomm Kryo 585 CPU Prime core clock speed at up to 3.1 GHz (10 percent increase)
- Qualcomm Adreno 650 GPU offers 10 percent faster graphics rendering
- Qualcomm FastConnect 6900 compatibility – boasting staggering Wi-Fi speeds for up to 3.6 Gbps – the fastest of any mobile Wi-Fi offering in the industry – delivering performance fit for premium devices and experiences
Now it has been confirmed that Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus will also power the upcoming ASUS ROG Phone 3 and Lenovo Legion 5G gaming mobile.
“ASUS is excited to once again offer users the best possible mobile gaming experience with the next generation ROG Phone 3, which will be powered by the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus Mobile Platform,” said Bryan Chang, general manager of smartphone business unit, ASUS. He further added that the full specifications for the ROG Phone 3 will be announced in the coming weeks, but the addition of the Snapdragon 865 Plus ensures that the overall performance will take yet another leap forward.
Stating that innovating smarter, faster technology for higher performance and more immersive gameplay has always been a hallmark of Lenovo Legion, Jerry Tsao, vice president of Lenovo’s Mobile Gaming Group, said, “Three years after the launch of the Lenovo Legion PC portfolio, we’re bringing our beloved gaming sub-brand’s core values of speed and powerful performance to 5G mobile gaming – where Lenovo Legion will be amongst the first to offer the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Plus in our expanding family of gaming devices this year.”
We will bring you more updates once ASUS ROG Phone 3 and Lenovo Legion 5G gaming mobile are launched. Stay tuned!
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